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  • Map
    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772. Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of several landowners. Annotated: This map referred to, in the affidt. of James Campbell on Mr. Wiatherhead's claim March 4th. 1786. Richard Lee. In margin: James Campbell. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1093 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Creassy, James
    • Date: 1772
  • Map
    [Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt. Scale ca. 1:700,000. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. In pencil: Montresor, 1776. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows river course from New Martinsville, W.Va. to Pittsburgh. Includes notes on the width of tributaries. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 788 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1776
  • Map
    [Lake Champlain and Lake George, and the country between the Hudson and the lakes on the west, and Connecticut River on the east. Scale ca. 1:640,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Imperfect: Right upper corner is missing. Base map from "A map of the country in which the army under Lt. General Burgoyne acted in the campaign of 1777, shewing the marches of the army & places of the principal ...
    • Contributor: Medcalfe
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    A draught of South Carolina and Georgia from Sewee to St. Estaca. Scale ca. 1:450,000. Oriented with north to the left. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink "M(232)4 H87." Includes "Instructions for the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, and the coast of St. Augustin." Appears in the English pilot, the fourth book. 1778. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1399 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: ...
    • Contributor: Hughes, Andrew - William Mount and Thomas Page
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    Plan of Fort Rosalia. Oriented with North to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Date: 1770
  • Map
    The states of Maryland and Delaware, from the latest surveys, 1795. Scale ca. 1:850,000. Relief shown pictorially. From W. Winterbotham's The American atlas ... 1796. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Wayland, Reid & Smith - Martin, David
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    A plan of the city and harbour of Havanna, capital of the island of Cuba. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. From London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. May 1762, v. 31. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1812 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In upper margin: For the London Mag. Includes note and index. LC copy imperfect: Upper margin of copy 2 trimmed removing the phrase "For the ...
    • Date: 1762
  • Map
    A map of the West-Indies or the islands of America in the North Sea; with ye adjacent countries; explaning [sic] what belongs to Spain, England, France, Holland, &c. also ye trade winds, ... Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "Printed for Tho: Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard and Iohn Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill." "To Wil. Paterson, Esq; this map of the West Indies &c. is most humbly dedicated by Her. Moll, geographer." Insets: La Vera Cruz.--A draught of ye bay & citty of Havana.--[The bay of Porto Bella]--A draught of St. ...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Bowles, Thomas
    • Date: 1715
  • Map
    A map of part of West Florida : from Penfacola to the mouth of the Iberville River, with a view to shew the proper spot for a settlement on the Mifsifsipi
    Map of part of West Florida : from Pensacola to the mouth of the Iberville River, with a view to shew the proper spot for a settlement on the Mississippi
    Relief shown by contours. Top right margin: Gent. Mag. Feb. 1772. From The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. (February, 1772), vol. 42. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1650 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Includes inset: Plan for a New Settlement.
    • Contributor: Lodge, John
    • Date: 1772
  • Map
    Map of Nova Scotia, or Acadia; with the islands of Cape Breton and St. John's, from actual surveys, Scale ca. 1:390,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows administrative boundaries on St. John's Island. Includes inscription to "John Manners." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 651/4; 651/5; 700/1
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John - Dury, Andrew
    • Date: 1768
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    Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they enter Chesapeake Bay, with towns adjacent. Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    A new and accurate map of North Carolina in North America. Shows counties, towns, courthouses, "Dobbs Parish," churches, forts, rivers, swamps, shoals, and inlets along the coast. Covers the area from Cape Hatteras to Rowen County. Relief shown by contours. Mounted on cloth. From The Universal Magazine of knowledge and Pleasure (October, 1779), vol. 65. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1501 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1779
  • Map
    Battle of Guildford fought on the 15 of March 1781. Scale ca. 1:10,800. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1514 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    From Battle of Brandywine. Scale not given. Manuscript, pencil on tracing paper. Handwriting of title differs from that on rest of map. Alternate title from P. L. Phillips' Maps of America [Sketch of the battle of Brandywine. By V. Wangenheim] LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1340 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Wangenheim, Friedrich Adam Julius Von
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    [Plan of the Neck and environs. Scale ca. 1:12,000. Title in brackets on verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications at the Boston Neck and ranges to different points from a battery on Foster's Hill on Dorchester Neck and from fortifications outside the Neck which do not agree. Annotated in pencil: No. 60. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 916 ...
    • Date: 1775
  • Map
    A draught of Lake George, and part of Hudson's River taken September 1756 Scale ca. 1:253,440. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1076 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3
    • Contributor: Loring, Joshua
    • Date: 1756
  • Map
    A new & accurate map of the islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, St. John and Anticosta; together with the neighbouring countries of Nova Scotia, Canada, &c. Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: London. "No. 63." From the author's A complete atlas, or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 272 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Date: 1752
  • Map
    Plan of part of the city of Washington exhibiting the property of James M. Ling[a]n ; A map of part of a tract of land called the Hopyard : being part of ... Cadastral maps showing original landholdings with 1858 street system superimposed. Lingan map covers area bounded by W, 16th, H, 22nd, and Boundary streets N.W. Baily map covers area bounded by F, 14th, N, and 10th streets S.E. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Soiled, missing small sections along edges, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes text and statement of certification headed: Surveyors ...
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Fenwick, George - District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor
    • Date: 1794
  • Map
    Plan of Governor's, Kennedy's, and Brown's Islands, with Paulus and Red Hook together with part of the bay and soundings shewing the position they bear to each ether [sic] and to New ... Scale 1:4,800; 400 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. "No. 13." Stamped on verso: Montresor. On verso, in upper right corner: N. York ... Paulus Hook, the narrows, Genl. Johnson. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1087 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1766
  • Collection
    Rochambeau Map Collection The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

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    North America, as divided amongst the European powers. Scale ca. 1:21,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "39." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Dunn, Samuel - Sayer, Robert
    • Date: 1774
  • Map
    The Dermott or tin case map of Washington 1797-8. Shows block numbers and proposed government buildings. Depths shown by soundings. "United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Office, Washington, May 4, 1888." Facsimile. Original version: [1798?]. In left upper margin of some copies: 3035B price 2.00 dollars. Includes text headed "Washington City, March 30th 1854" and texts of official documents. LC sheets fold-lined. Copy 2 sheets halved, laminated, and mounted on cloth backing. Available ...
    • Contributor: Dermott, James R. (James Reed) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1797
  • Map
    Map of that part of the city of Washington on which is situated a house and grave yard belonging to David Burns : at present occupied by James Burns. Covers area bounded by 9th, 11th, G, and I streets N.W. Shows house and graveyard dimensions, block dimensions, and block numbers. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Traced by Dr. Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Nicholas King ca. 1796. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Has circular cameo impression: [Profile of head with] Toner Library. Accompanied ...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1796
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    Plat of the seven ranges of townships being part of the territory of the United States, N.W. of the River Ohio Covers Columbiana, Carroll, Jefferson, Harrison, Guernsey, Belmont, Noble, Monroe, and Washington Counties. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Three copies. Copy 1 has black ink annotated on verso: N. 157, title of a plat of the 7 ranges ... deposited by Mathew Carey as proprietor, 30th Septr. 1796. Copy 2 not hand colored. Copy 3 from ...
    • Contributor: Hutchins, Thomas - Barker, W. (William) - Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1796